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[software]BlackJack - Innovative Data Systems
This implements a simple version of Blackjack. It is a two player version - you and the dealer. Special hands are not dealt with. The bet amount is doubled for natural hands.
Keywords: Windows games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 27
[software]Poker Solitaire - Gellman Software
     POKER SOLITAIRE is a solitaire version of five-card draw poker.  Theobject of the game is to place 25 cards in a 5 by 5 grid in order to makepoker hands horizontally, vertically, and diagonally.  Each hand is awardeda point value, and the total score is based on the sum of the value of all12 hands.  The goal is to make the highest possible score.  The game issimple but challenging!     POKER SOLITAIRE was selected by the Public (Software) Library as oneof the best new shareware ga...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 41
[software]Tommy's Pinochle - Tommy's Toys
Play the card game loved by the Huxtables double deck rubbing of the head and all! 2-player you against the PC. Demo mode. Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 17
[software]Pegout
"The object of Pegout is to remove all but one peg. The remaining peg must end up in the center hole, or another hole predetermined by you. Pegs are removed by jumping over them with another peg. "
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 18
[software]Gamescape Lite - Drew Software
"GAMESCAPE is the fantastic program that allows you to design and distribute your own adventure games. GAMESCAPE is a powerful ""adventure engine"" that allows you to describe locations and rooms, objects, recognizable words, messages, and occurrences that happen within the game. You can also include sound, music, and any of the standard IBM special graphics characters (terrific for mapping). Registered users of GAMESCAPE GRAPHIC can create high-resolution color graphics to go with their games (...
Keywords: DOS applications; Vintage computer applications
Downloads: 32
[software]Space Spirals - Alan Anderson
            Space Spirals is a unique "arcade" style game for IBM            PC/XT/AT microcomputers.  It can also be used as fun mouse            coordination training tool.            To play Space Spirals you must have an IBM PC compatible            microcomputer with the MS-DOS operating system, a CGA            compatible graphics card, and a Microsoft compatible mouse.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 25
[software]Worthy Opponent - Future Ideas Today
A collection of games which can be played against another over modem. Games include: Army Ants, Backgammon, Cannonball Express, Cave-In, Checkers, Cornerstone, Lazer-Maze, Mini-golf, Missile Strike, Quinte, Snake Pit, Treasure Quest,
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 19
[software]EGA-Solitaire - John A. Junod
Simple game of solitaire
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 33
[software]Video Poker Pro - R&W Microcomputing
"Video Poker Pro emulates the newer video poker machines in Las Vegas. It contains features such as DEAL(hitting Return or Enter key when betting), DISCARD(F1-F5), STAND/DRAW(F10) and CANCEL(F9). Should you wish to place the same bet(from 1 to 10) just press the Return or Enter key when bet is asked for. A standard 52 card deck is used, and is shuffled after each hand(as in the casino). The display in the upper right hand corner shows the pay-off table...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 17
[software]Osmosis Solitaire - United Innovations Plus
       The  game  of  Osmosis Solitaire, sometimes  known  as  Treasure        Trove, is played with a standard deck of fifty-two cards.  After        the  shuffle, deal sixteen cards face down in packets  of  four.        These  four packets are placed to the left side of  the  playing        area in a single column.  This will be called your stock  cards.         The  top  card of each packet is then turned face  up...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 10
[software]The Strength of Nations
It's January 1, 2019 D.C. In the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust, humanity rises again from the ashes. New Nations are born and struggle for domination. Who else but you has the ability to settle once and for all the destiny of the world? Scattered upon a surface of more than 6,000 million square miles (about twice the size the continental U.S.), people strive to build their economies, and you are the leader of one of these Nations.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 68
[software]Mr. Jackpot - R.W. de Wit
Single player slot machine
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 12
[software]SOT Crib

Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 18
[software]ZigSaw
"ZigSaw was developed on a Zenith Z-100 computer with UCI's Easy-PC board enhancement kit. ZigSaw's design has many possibilities for Educational development, Entertaining puzzle games, and Electronic circuit designing. ZigSaw is provided for demonstration to allow the user group members a hands on challenge of a computerized jigsaw puzzle. Enjoy your chance at solving the Pirate puzzle and all comments pro or con will be accepted...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 27
[software]The Las Vegas EGA Casino - Ted Gruber Software
The Las Vegas EGA Casino is a collection of three favorite Las Vegas casino games. Las Vegas Casino Blackjack is a simulation of the table game, as played on the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas Video Poker is a recreation of the popular video poker machines played in casinos, bars, grocery stores, bowling alleys, convenience stores, airports, and other notorious Nevada hangouts. Las Vegas Dollar Slots (MicroBucks) is a colorful visual fantasy.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 36
[software]Ega Gammon

Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 20
[software]Spell Games - TexaSoft
SPELL GAMES is a game to help you practice spelling.  The game displays a word on the screen for an instant, then you must spell the word by typing it on the keyboard.                                                                        The game pits your country against an opponent.  Each time you spell a word correctly, your team wins a point.  If you make a mistake, your opponent gains a point...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Educational games
Downloads: 37
[software]ARGH!
The goal is always to get one block (Block A) to a particular place. To determine the winning destination for a particular puzzle, ask for instructions at the beginning of your attempt to solve it. If you forget where you're headed in mid-game, hit F1 for a reminder.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 34
[software]Ultima 21 Deluxe - Jay J. Falconer
      ULTIMA 21 DELUXE was written in "PROMAL" which is a licensed compiler      from SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. RALEIGH, NC. Anyone looking      for a "C" like language with a much faster learning time and with      super speed, I highly recommend this little known system from SMA.      This blackjack simulation game requires a 100% IBM compatible PC,       XT, AT, (286) or 386 with at least 256K memory, a color or       monochrome monitor and DOS 2.1+...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 12
[software]Keys of the Kingdom - Peterson Computer Company
The purpose of this game is to teach the players more about the bible by having them solve problems and puzzles using the bible for clues on the way to the final goal, which is entrance into the kingdom of god.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 6
[software]The Towers of Hanoi - Hubertus Haniel
The Towers of Hanoi is a mathematical game or puzzle. It consists of three rods, and a number of disks of different sizes which can slide onto any rod. The puzzle starts with the disks in a neat stack in ascending order of size on one rod, the smallest at the top, thus making a conical shape.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 7
[software]Caddiehack Golf Demo - MICODE Developments
This is a demo version of CADDIEHACK.CADDIEHACK is a golf game written for EGA and VGA systems.  For CGAusers, CADDIEHACK CGA TOUR is available for $15.  Further details areavailable within the program.ARCH is a course architect program used to create holes for CADDIEHACKand CADDIEHACK CGA TOUR.  The databases for both games are sets of polygons.  The polygons are drawn in the order that they are encountered in the database...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Sports games
Downloads: 9
[software]QikServe - Scott Ramsay
The earliest version of a Diner Dash?  Customers will come walking in front the right.  You move your server up and down and when you are lined up with their counter you can send the food item they want down the conveyor belt to them.  Get the customers fed and don't waste any food!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 8
[software]Ball Race - Carl Mclawhorn
Each player has one ball that he has to maneuver down a long track in the shortest amount of time.  To help make this interesting, there are up to 50 other balls that are not actually a part of the race, that you must avoid (or hit in some cases) during the game.  There are several options available to enable you to configure the game.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 11
[software]Slot Jack - P.C. Software
Single player blackjack
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 6
[software]Splitz - Karl Minor
You are stuck in the second dimension, where everything exists on a single plane.  There is no depth, only height and width.  The same botched experiment that brought you here has also unleashed a number of Z-LINES that will bounce around in the 2-D plane until they are destroyed.  The specially constructed 2-D tank that you command can be destroyed by close contact with the Z-LINES, so you must avoid them...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 7
[software]Tree Massacre - Mark Botta
SKI.BAS is a small experiment in graphics I wrote just to get familiar withthe way QuickBASIC handles images.  I kept everything in the game fairly simplein order to straighten out some of the basics.  I added score handling to makeit a bit more interesting.  The game requires an EGA card and monitor.  I wroteSKI.BAS on a 12Mhz AT, so the delays and so forth may be a bit long (unlessyou're running a 386...).
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 8
[software]Video Poker Plus - Jay J. Falconer
      VIDEO POKER PLUS was written in "PROMAL" which is a licensed compiler      from SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. RALEIGH, NC. Anyone looking      for a "C" like language with a much faster learning time and with      super speed, I highly recommend this little known system from SMA.      This game was written to simulate video "draw" or "stud" poker       as played in the various casinos around the country...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 10
[software]HBIBLE - Maurice Mizrahi
This game tests your knowledge of the Hebrew Bible.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Educational games
Downloads: 7
[software]Hangman - Khobey Software
A single player game of hangman.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 14
[software]Memory Hog Hunter - Intel
A Pac-Man type game created to advertise Intel's Above Board expanded memory hardware.  
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 6
[software]Blammo! - Star-Systems
Blammo is a two player game loosely based upon the popular computer games SNAKE and/or TRON.  The object is to control a constantly moving point on the screen without running into any obstacles.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 10
[software]The 8 Puzzle
This program creates an eight puzzle, allows the human user to solve it,and then solves it itself.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 8
[software]Space Pirate - Michael J. Wanta
You are Captain Suprise of the Galactic Cruiser Rogue II.  Your mission WAS to patrol the Aerion Galaxy and eliminate ALL enemy ships encountered... BUT you had other intentions!With the most powerful ship in the galaxy, you decided to put the ship to a much more productive use... Your own personal gains!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 15
[software]Zappo
ZAPPO is really a first class Wheel of Fortune Game. The game rules are just like the TV program sans Vana White. The Intro screens pretty well describe everything.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 39
[software]Kquest - K. Small
An Adventure game with many treasuresSnow Ski down dangerous slopesRescue beautiful native girlsPlay with Man-eating SharksVisit bars and pickup womenPiss off native warriorsExplore old mine shaftsOpen a bank accountForge deep riversGet Killed in a variety of ways
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 12
[software]Galactix - Richard L. Wright
You're in charge of the U.S.S. Galactix and you have been forced to make an emergency landing on a planet in order to make repairs. Your craft's computer reports that this is a hostile planet but you have no choice but to press on with the repairs. There are various objects on the planet. Some of them are useless. Some will help you carry on with your search. Your ultimate goal is to find (and carry to the spaceship) the 5 items that are required for the repair...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 72
[software]Sonar
Sonar is a great game for those late nights when you want a nice slowgraphics game.  It plods along like a real sonar environment, with theslowly changing screen, and your torpedoes making their way out to get those blips. 
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 7
[software]Love's Firey Imbroglio - Natasha Mirage
LoveFire is a take-off on a romance novel.  But this time, YOU will be in control of the story.  If you don't like the guy, you can ditch him and go watch TV.  The computer won't mind.But if you like him, who knows what might happen?YOU control the story!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 22
[software]Wanderer - Steven Shipway
Wanderer is the first proper C program I ever wrote, back in 1988. It is a game similar to the old 'Boulderdash' or 'Repton' games, and originally was written to run under UNIX on text terminals (TVI910 and Wyse60). Later, it was modified to compile under DOS, and then many people ported it to different operating systems, some adding graphics, and so on. I have not yet been able to track down all of the different versions I once knew about! It also included a level editor, and so many people sub...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 69
[software]Tome of Vast Knowledge
"This is a FREEWARE (defined later on in this document) version of the Tome of Vast Knowledge. ""What is the Tome of Vast Knowledge?"", I hear you ask. Back when I started this program (1988), I was a big fan of Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (I still am for that matter). I had 7 of the hard cover rulebooks, 10-15 modules and about 60 Dragon magazines. As a DM I was having trouble trying to find information that I knew I had, but couldn't remember where I'd read it...
Keywords: DOS applications; Vintage computer applications
Downloads: 94
[software]Bye Bye Boris
"You are Boris Smirnoff and your only goal in life is to take a one way vacation to America. Unfortunately, you have been invited to a party, the Government's Party. You'll need to buy, borrow & barter in order to get the necessary items and board your flight to the U.S.A. before the KGB discovers you. Somehow you must obtain the following: A U.S. passport, a new suitcase, a pair of designer jeans and a baseball cap (a disguise?!) as well as 300 rubles for an airline ticket to Miami, the land of...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 47
[software]Kilgore-Backgammon
Single player Backgammon
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 12
[software]Nirvana - An Adventure in the World of Wimsey - Wimsey
"It is long ago in the magic land of Cornwall, where the Village of Lostwithiel nestles in the shadow of Bald Mountain. There is an evil curse upon the land. Each month, at the full of the moon, a young man disappears from the village, never to return. He has been bewitched by Nirvana the Ice Maiden. She lures him to her marble palace atop Bald Mountain, where he faces a fate worse than death. Nirvana can only be destroyed by ringing a crystal bell...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 37
[software]Word Games - Philip Allwood
WORD GAMES is a collection of programs that help children towards abetter understanding of words, spelling and grammar in english.  Theycan be called up from the menu program or can be run individually bytyping the name of the program.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Educational games
Downloads: 16
[software]Checkers
This is my first attempt at graphics programming in Turbo C. It is a two player checkers game compiled using Turbo C v1.5.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 42
[software]SuJu (DOS Game) - United Innovations Plus
The game of SuJu was derived from the word game of Jumbles. In the game of SuJu, you are shown four scrambled words. Two of the words contain five letters each, the other two contain six letters each. These words must be unscrambled to form four common words you'd find in the dictionary. Each of these words contains one or more mystery letters. As each of the words are solved, the mystery letters will appear...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 39
[software]Beyond the Tesseract - David Lo
  You have reached the final part of your mission.  You have gained access  to the complex, and all but the last procedure has been performed.  Now  comes a time of waiting, in which you must search for the hidden 12-word  message that will aid you at the final step.  But what choice will you  make when that time comes?  The scenario for the adventure is meant to be vague.  Once the adventure has  been completed, the scenario will hopefully become clear.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 18
[software]Kingdom of Kroz II - Apogee Software
"Kingdom of Kroz is a game of adventure, exploration, and survival. You are a fearless archaeologist in search of the Magical Amulet, hidden somewhere deep in the vast and dangerous underground kingdom. You enter the kingdom through a secret tunnel and ignite your brass lantern. Your only protection is a worn leather whip and your ingenuity. Sweat beading on your forehead you embark on a journey that may be your last...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 128
[software]DeathRace - Tesseract Software
One fine(?) day you awake to find that things are not quite as theywere on previous mornings. For one thing, the orange glow beneath yourwindow is not exactly orange--its more of a dull purple. And as if thatweren't enough to make you a bit nervous, you notice that theaforementioned window seems to be the only furnishing other than the door.You don't particularly want to go through this door, but if its a choicebetween starving to death and the unknown you'll take the unknown...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 32
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